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Why Peacock’s Re-Imagined ‘Hilary Banks’ Is Winning on ‘Bel-Air’

Coco Jones’ rendition goes beyond “Black Valley Girl” persona, exploring social justice issues while whipping up delicious feasts.

Coco Jones as Hilary Banks in “Bel-Air.” Adam Rose/Courtesy of Peacock

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Audarshia Townsend

Audarshia Townsend

Audarshia Townsend is a Chicago-based journalist who writes about how food & beverages impact the culture and industry. Email: Audarshia@townsendmediamagic.com

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